A MINISTRY OF AFRICA INLAND MISSION INTERNATIONAL
AIM GLOBAL

The African Diaspora

Population: It is estimated that nearly 200 million Africans live off the continent of Africa. These men, women, and children are the African Diaspora, some of whom are probably your near neighbors. About 39 Million African Diaspora live in North America, 113 million in Latin America, 13.6 million in the Caribbean, and another 6 million live in Europe.

Location and Background: The African Diaspora live around the globe, and their histories and reasons for leaving the continent are diverse. Some are refugees, asylum seekers, economic migrants, students and professionals, undocumented immigrants, and tragically, others are victims of human trafficking.

History, Culture, and Religion: Because the African Diaspora come from Africa’s 54 individual countries as well as many of the continent’s outlying islands, each group’s history, culture and religion varies widely.

A Unique Opportunity: Many of the African Diaspora come from nations that are closed to missionary outreach, so their presence in places like Europe, Australia, and the Americas presents a unique opportunity to share the Good News with men and women who may have never heard it in their homelands, and who may one day to return their nation of origin transformed by Christ and eager to share their new hope with their friends and family.

 

Latest Prayer Updates:

Diaspora in Europe

Praise for continuing salvations coming out of our Dream Teams in Spain. Praise for a successful visit by our partners in Spain to the Bay Area.
Pray for preparations for Dream Teams 2019 in Spain, France, Italy and Malta – there is lots of preparation work to do. Ask the Lord to go before and prepare many refugee hearts to seek Him.

Diaspora in Philadelphia

Please pray for good opportunities to disciple Z and K, two Algerian believers, amidst their busy work schedules.
And for outreach to Algerian believers, and follow-up conversations with L and A, who are very open and interested.
Pray for meeting and sharing Truth with ESL Arab/Berber friends, both new and old. May the Lord open their hearts to the gospel.

Seeking a New Home: Thirty-eight African refugees arrive on the shores of Spain’s canary island of Fuerteventura. Today European countries are home to approximately six million African Diaspora.

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By Land and Sea: The Growing Trend of African Immigration to Europe



“Whether they are economic migrants, international students, undocumented immigrants, refugees or asylum seekers, one fact remains the same – They are the new neighbors our churches are called to love.”

 

Together: A group of Sahrawi women and children now living in Spain, originally hail from the Western Sahara Desert region of Africa including parts of Morocco, Mauritania, and the southwest of Algeria.

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